Saturday, May 23, 2015

Report: Postal Service could make billions in banking business

Report: Postal Service could make billions in banking business

"... Congress has struggled to pass postal reform legislation in the past, even as in recent years the Postal Service racked up billions of dollars in losses. And there are no immediate plans in the current Congress to take up another measure, as the Postal Service’s finances has seen smaller losses. ..."   

Reference: thehill.com

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Stolen Postal Vehicle Found

Fresno police searching for person who stole US Postal Service truck

"... Fresno police are still searching for the person that stole a U.S. Postal Service truck in Central Fresno on Friday afternoon. ..."   

Reference: abc30.com

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Congressional delegation would like to better understand how USPS intends to meet the timely mailing needs of customers

Northwest Lawmakers Speak Out Against Consolidations

"... “We would like to better understand how USPS intends to meet the timely needs of our constituents, if mail processing facility consolidations continue and service standard times are extended,” said the April 20 letter. The legislators also noted that moving forward with consolidations would hurt local businesses and eliminate middle class jobs. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D), Sen. Ron Wyden (D), Rep. Peter DeFazio (D), Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D), Rep. Greg Walden (R), Rep. Kurt Schrader (D) and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D) signed the letter. ..."   

Reference: www.apwu.org

Sunday, May 3, 2015

OIG suggest ending real estate deal with CBRE

Postal Service urged to end deal with real estate broker

"... the inspector general said that it believes the Postal Service – which lost some $5 billion in the most recent fiscal year – could be overpaying by about $9.5 million a year on rent due to leases negotiated by CBRE. ..."   

Reference: thehill.com